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Bubba Wallace is the only African-American driving in the NASCAR Cup Series.(Reuters File Photo)

NASCAR’s Bubba Wallace races with ‘Black Live Matter’ scheme on car

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2020 11:42 AM IST
NASCAR outlawed the display of the confederate flag at its events in the wake of protests raging across the United States after the death of George Floyd.
US President Donald Trump speaks in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, on June 8.(Reuters Photo)
US President Donald Trump speaks in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, on June 8.(Reuters Photo)

President Donald Trump prevents US military from dropping racially charged confederate names

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2020 11:01 AM IST
Trump’s spirited defence of the base names came ironically on a day when NASCAR, an auto racing company whose races are extremely popular with Trump’s political base, outlawed the display of the confederate flag at its events.
In a series of tweets, United States President Donald Trump argued the bases have become part of a “Great American Heritage.”(Reuters Photo)
In a series of tweets, United States President Donald Trump argued the bases have become part of a “Great American Heritage.”(Reuters Photo)

Prez Trump rejects removing names of Confederate leaders from US military bases

Washington | By Reuters| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2020 08:34 AM IST
Trump’s announcement via tweet basically slapped down those Pentagon officials open to discussing the issue, which has emerged as a way of achieving racial reconciliation.
NASCAR Cup Series driver Martin Truex Jr. (19) makes a pit stop during the Toyota 500. (USA TODAY Sports) 6

NASCAR Cup Series returns

UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2020 09:57 PM IST
File image.(File)
File image.(File)

At home, hitting top gear

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Rutvick Mehta
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2020 10:52 AM IST
D’Ambrosio is talking about the difference between racing on the computer – which he has been doing ‘professionally’ of late – and driving a real car around the circuit.
John Andretti(twitter)
John Andretti(twitter)

US racing driver John Andretti dies at 56

Los Angeles | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2020 09:12 AM IST
Andretti, nephew of 1978 Formula One World Champion Mario Andretti, son of Aldo, raced for 17 seasons in the hugely popular NASCAR stock car series, winning two of his 393 starts with 37 top-10 finishes.
The Xtreme1 Racing League or X1 Racing League, which is being spearheaded by Indian drivers Armaan Ebrahim (in pic) and Aditya Patel, will be held in a mix of track and street circuits.(HT Photo)
The Xtreme1 Racing League or X1 Racing League, which is being spearheaded by Indian drivers Armaan Ebrahim (in pic) and Aditya Patel, will be held in a mix of track and street circuits.(HT Photo)

City-based X1 Racing League to be run in India next year

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 09, 2018 11:27 PM IST
The Xtreme1 Racing League or X1 Racing League, which is being spearheaded by Indian drivers Armaan Ebrahim and Aditya Patel, will be held in a mix of track and street circuits.
IndyCar Series driver Danica Patrick retired after the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday.(USA Today Sports)
IndyCar Series driver Danica Patrick retired after the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday.(USA Today Sports)

Danica Patrick ends career with a bang at Indianapolis 500 and moves on

Reuters, Indianapolis | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON MAY 28, 2018 04:32 PM IST
Before leaving the Brickyard that had been the stage for many of her career highlights, Danica Patrick fulfilled one final obligation sucking up her disappointment for a meeting with the media she so often had a love-hate relationship with.
IndyCar Series driver Danica Patrick gets ready to get in her car during practice for the 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana, on May 15, 2018.(USA TODAY Sports)
IndyCar Series driver Danica Patrick gets ready to get in her car during practice for the 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana, on May 15, 2018.(USA TODAY Sports)

‘Queen of speed’ Danica Patrick set to end motor racing career at Indy 500

Reuters, Indianapolis | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2018 07:01 PM IST
As many as 300,000 plus spectators are expected to fill the grandstands of the sprawling 2.5 mile oval for the ‘Greatest Spectacle in Racing’ and many of those will be there to say goodbye to motorsport’s most celebrated woman driver Danica Patrick
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